Category: News

Rail Fares IncreasedRail Fares Increased

Rail fares increased by an average of 2.7% from today, 2nd January 2020. The increase will affect millions of commuters across the UK. Here in Rutland it is no different. The rise, announced by the industry body the Rail Delivery Group in November. As a result commuters will have to pay an extra £100 annually […]

Rutland Morris Men

Rutland Morris MenRutland Morris Men

On Boxing Day in Uppingham the Rutland Morris Men performed a Mummers Play. After a performance at the Horse and Jockey in Manton they moved on to the market square in Uppingham. The mummers play provided much amusement for the huge crowd that had turned out to watch despite the cold and damp weather. Afterwards […]

Oakham Late Night ShoppingOakham Late Night Shopping

This year’s Oakham Late Night Shopping was a really good evening. The town was absolutely full of people. All out enjoying themselves. The atmosphere in the town was phenomenal. Both young and old wandering around Oakham appreciating the spectacle and colour of the evening. 2 minutes of Oakham Late Night Shopping The street market stalls […]

2019 General Election-Sir Alan Duncan Stands Down2019 General Election-Sir Alan Duncan Stands Down

After 27 years as MP for the Rutland and Melton constituency, Sir Alan Duncan is standing down. This means that after the 2019 General Election a new face will be representing us in Parliament.

Disgraceful PoliticsDisgraceful Politics

Why couldn’t our political candidates wait a day longer to make empty promises to our brave armed forces personnel. As far as I am concerned this is an example display of disgraceful politics. Today, 11th November 2019, at 1100hours the people of this country remembered the Armistice, They paused from whatever they were doing for […]


Sunday 10th November 2019. Uppingham held it’s Armistice service in St Peter and St Paul church. Afterwards the well attended service was followed by the wreath laying at the memorial in the church grounds. Despite the weather forecast telling us it would be a sunny and dry morning, Uppingham was under a dark grey rain […]